Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed Aviation Week's civil aviation blog en Fire In the Cabin http://aviationweek.com/blog/fire-cabin <div class="node-body blog-body">While installing a fireplace in a cabin clearly would be a bad idea, Lufthansa Technik develops a technology that uses illuminated water mist with an image of burning wood to create a fireplace for VIP aircraft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/fire-cabin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/fire-cabin#comments MRO Europe Things With Wings Mon, 18 May 2015 15:24:00 +0000 1305591 at http://aviationweek.com Cardington: Britain’s Airship Heritage http://aviationweek.com/blog/cardington-britain-s-airship-heritage <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Construction of Cardington&rsquo;s Number 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Construction of Cardington’s No. 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Short Brothers was awarded an Admiralty contract for the development of dirigible airships. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/cardington-britain-s-airship-heritage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/cardington-britain-s-airship-heritage#comments Technology Things With Wings Fri, 15 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1302351 at http://aviationweek.com Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery Of Newest 737-800 http://aviationweek.com/blog/ethiopian-airlines-takes-delivery-newest-737-800 <div class="node-body blog-body">Ethiopian Airlines' fleet renewal and growth continued this week with the delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 from Seattle. Routing through Washington-Dulles and then Dublin, Ireland, the latest 737NG is Ethiopian's 16th. Since 2010, the East African carrier has taken delivery of 25 Boeing 737/777/787s as well as 13 Bombardier DHC8-Q400 regional turbo aircraft. One of the fastest-growing and most modern of African airlines, Ethiopian also has a burgeoning MRO business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/ethiopian-airlines-takes-delivery-newest-737-800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/ethiopian-airlines-takes-delivery-newest-737-800#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Sun, 10 May 2015 23:07:00 +0000 1301251 at http://aviationweek.com Vantage Searches For An Advantage http://aviationweek.com/blog/vantage-searches-advantage <div class="node-body blog-body">It's easy to see why the composite machine turns heads; it sits high on a fighter-jet type landing gear, has a spaceship-like cockpit and those forward-swept wings, which beyond looking awesome, allow for a larger cabin as the main structure for the wings can be behind the seating area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/vantage-searches-advantage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/vantage-searches-advantage#comments Business Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 07 May 2015 07:00:00 +0000 1299451 at http://aviationweek.com Airlines Fold, Impact on MRO http://aviationweek.com/blog/airlines-fold-impact-mro <div class="node-body blog-body">Airlines continue to consolidate in the Baltics, Eastern Europe and Russia--and the impact on MROs is big.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/airlines-fold-impact-mro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airlines-fold-impact-mro#comments MRO Europe Things With Wings Wed, 06 May 2015 10:27:00 +0000 1298951 at http://aviationweek.com A Simple Way To Make Lease Returns Easier http://aviationweek.com/blog/simple-way-make-lease-returns-easier <div class="node-body blog-body">Here is one way to save money and headaches when returning a leased aircraft.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/simple-way-make-lease-returns-easier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/simple-way-make-lease-returns-easier#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Tue, 05 May 2015 15:16:00 +0000 1298361 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Coopesa performs many lease returns.</p> Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute? http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-boeing-delivering-aircraft-last-minute <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>An analysis of Airbus&#39; and Boeing&#39;s delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network&#39;s Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and Boeing tend to deliver a majority of their aircraft during the second half of each month.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-boeing-delivering-aircraft-last-minute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-boeing-delivering-aircraft-last-minute#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:03:00 +0000 1292791 at http://aviationweek.com Photo: Water Cannon Salute For Inaugural Memphis-Dallas Love Field Service http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-water-cannon-salute-inaugural-memphis-dallas-love-field-service <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwest Airlines inaugurated Memphis-Dallas Love Field service on Wednesday morning, opening up direct commercial service between the two airports for the first time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-water-cannon-salute-inaugural-memphis-dallas-love-field-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-water-cannon-salute-inaugural-memphis-dallas-love-field-service#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:41:00 +0000 1285511 at http://aviationweek.com Safety Snapshot: Generation Clutter http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-generation-clutter <div class="node-body blog-body">Clutter in the cockpit poses safety issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-generation-clutter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-generation-clutter#comments Regulatory & Safety Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 02 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000 1282941 at http://aviationweek.com Photo: Convair No. 2 still flying after 63 years http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-convair-no-2-still-flying-after-63-years <div class="node-body blog-body">Convair 580, with&nbsp;serial no. 2. was caught by Aviation Week at Memphis International Airport on Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-convair-no-2-still-flying-after-63-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-convair-no-2-still-flying-after-63-years#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:38:00 +0000 1282761 at http://aviationweek.com